11:56am

Mon August 13, 2012
Election 2012

Should Black Voters Give Romney-Ryan A Chance?

Many conservatives were ecstatic with Mitt Romney's choice of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate. Even though few observers expect the ticket to draw much African-American support, conservative Lenny McAllister says black voters should give the team a chance. Guest host Jacki Lyden talks with McAllister and the NAACP's Hilary Shelton.

11:46am

Mon August 13, 2012
Environment

Feds Conclude Probe Of Polar Bear Scientists

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 12:46 pm

A polar bear on fresh ice in the Hudson Bay in November 2007.
Paul J. Richards AFP/Getty Images

A federal investigation into two researchers who wrote a famous report on drowned polar bears is finally over, according to their lawyer.

But the scientists still haven't been allowed to see a copy of the investigation report or its conclusions, says attorney Jeff Ruch of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility.

Critics have charged that the two-year investigation was a witch hunt into researchers whose work had political implications.

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11:04am

Mon August 13, 2012
The Two-Way

Key Test Tuesday For Hypersonic Flight

An artist's rendition of an X-51A WaveRider (in white) attached to the wing of a B-52.
Pratt & Whitney

Imagine being able to fly from Los Angeles to New York City in less time than it takes to commute from most of Long Island into Manhattan.

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10:00am

Mon August 13, 2012
Politics and Government

Governor Andrew Cuomo has chance to remake state's highest court

wadester16 Flickr

In the next couple of years, Governor Andrew Cuomo may have the chance to shape the state’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, as several judges reach the end of their terms or the mandatory retirement age. It’s an opportunity no New York governor has had in a generation.

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10:00am

Mon August 13, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned to Yesterday

# 623, Adventure, First Nighter "Drink For the Damned" 3/15/48, Adventures of Christopher London "Price of Sugar" 2/26/50  

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier.
 

9:45am

Mon August 13, 2012
Politics and Government

Could sequestration hurt local economy?

There is a deadline looming in Washington, D.C. that many politicians are worried could have an effect on the economy -- including some local politicians who are worried it might hurt upstate New York in particular.  

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9:37am

Mon August 13, 2012
The Two-Way

VIDEOS: Another Dust Storm Blankets Phoenix

That's a wall of dirt and dust rolling over Phoenix on Saturday. (Screen grab from video posted on YouTube.)
Epicrender YouTube.com

From the air and the ground, camera phones captured another huge dust storm in Phoenix on Saturday.

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8:58am

Mon August 13, 2012

8:54am

Mon August 13, 2012
It's All Politics

Does Ryan Pick Help Or Hurt Romney's Chances In Florida?

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 10:17 am

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., address supporters in Mooresville, N.C., on Sunday. Some pundits predict Ryan's selection will damage Romney's chances of winning Florida.
Saul Loeb AFP/Getty Images

Here's the above-the-fold headline on Sunday's Miami Herald: "Ryan could hurt Romney in Florida."

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8:21am

Mon August 13, 2012
The Two-Way

In Egypt, Talk Of Coups And Counter-Coups

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 1:48 pm

In Cairo Sunday night, thousands of Egyptians shouted political slogans in support of President Mohamed Morsi.
Gianluigi Guercia AFP/Getty Images

Sunday's sacking (or forced retirements, if you prefer) of Egypt's military chiefs by new President Mohammed Morsi has analysts scrambling to explain what it all means.

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